Over 100 Not Guilty Verdicts At Trial | Over 2,000 Dismissals

* Statistics Verified by County Clerk of Court Documents

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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Pensacola Group Suggests Major Change to Florida’s Sex Offender Registry Program

February 16, 2017 Sex Crimes

Pensacola Group Suggests Major Change to Florida’s Sex Offender Registry Program

A Florida advocacy group has proposed that Florida legislators make a major change to their sex offender registry program. With over 65,000 sex offenders currently registered on Florida’s state registry, this list includes offenders charged with minor offenses such as indecent exposure and those charged with more serious crimes such as sexual assault. The Florida Action Committee suggests that a lack of …

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Florida Lawmakers Seek to reduce Penalties for Juvenile Offenders through Citations

February 2, 2017 Juvenile Offenses

Florida Lawmakers Seek to reduce Penalties for Juvenile Offenders through Citations

As of February 2, 2017, Senate Bill 196 is circulating Florida’s Senate. Senate Bill 196 aims to provide a less stringent alternative for juvenile offenders charged with minor or first-time offenses. Under Senate Bill 196’s proposed penalties for eligible misdemeanors, juvenile offenders found committing any of the offenses provided under this Bill will be provided with a citation in lieu of an …

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